Village rainwater harvesting system stores enough for a year
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The shortage of clean water in many parts of the world is a topic we've seen addressed on several occasions before—such as by the Hippo Water Roller and the PlayPump, to name just two examples. Recently another solution caught our eye, not least because it just won this year's Energy Globe World Award. Akash Ganga, or River from the Sky, is a sustainable system that channels rooftop rainwater from every house in a village through gutters, and then pipes it to a network of multitier, underground reservoirs. Currently implemented in six drought-prone villages in the Churu District of Rajasthan, the…
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